DeAnna Steiger, PhD
Amgen Business Performance
DeAnna Steiger is fearlessly optimistic about healthcare. She began her career as a research scientist, earning her PhD at UCLA by studying cell signaling pathways in heart failure. Fascinated with the application of scientific discovery, DeAnna began working as a MedTech startup consultant during graduate school and has continued to advance the business of healthcare ever since.
DeAnna now works at Amgen, having worked in multiple functions including business development, R&D, and now business performance. DeAnna is both motivated and motivating, which is why she is frequently recruited to lead her company's highest profile programs. She is fascinated by the complexity of the healthcare industry and thrives where business and science intersect. She is known for her acute understanding of emerging trends and challenges in the broader healthcare ecosystem.
DeAnna spearheads programming for the HBA in Los Angeles where the weather is warm, the tech industry is hot and future of healthcare is bright. She is a mother to two awesome boys, half-ironman triathlete, UCLA football fan and competitive baker.